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Apple Hostels of Philadelphia Hostel

32 Bank Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, Philadelphia, USA

The only hostel in downtown Philadelphia where you can count on finding the best accommodation for international travelers! We offer an affordable, clean hostel with loads of free activities, friendly & knowledgeable staff and plenty of outside tours you can book at our 24-hour reception desk. Read more

92% Overall Rating 208 out of 220 customers would recommend this property based on 220 reviews

Atmosphere 89%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 90%

Location 94%

Safety 94%

Staff 96%

Value 88%

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Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Dryer
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

Important Information

We are an independently operated Hostelling International hostel. So while we meet or exceed all of Hostelling International's standards, we do not require our guests to have an HI membership. The is no longer a $3 fee imposed on non-members.

MIXED DORM: Men are not permitted in our mixed dorm room unless traveling with women, no exceptions. Women are always permitted in the mixed dorm room.

GROUPS: Sorry, we will not accept reservations for groups of 8 or more, even if made through multiple reservations, and failure to comply with this will result in your booking(s) being canceled with no refund. Please contact the Groups Department for group reservations.



Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 6:00 pm on the day before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.


Tax Policy - payable to property and not included in room rate

Plase note: Check-in from 4pm to 6am.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 16:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Philadelphia?

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The only hostel in downtown Philadelphia where you can count on finding the best accommodation for international travelers! We offer an affordable, clean hostel with loads of free activities, friendly & knowledgeable staff and plenty of outside tours you can book at our 24-hour reception desk. Read more

Shared Rooms

Deluxe 4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe 4 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe 6 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Standard 10 Bed Male Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Deluxe 6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Standard 18 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 18

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 18 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 18

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Deluxe 4 Bed Family Room Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Superior 4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Deluxe Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

About Apple Hostels of Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s most popular hostel, located on a quiet street in the heart of Old City. Less than 50 meters from Independence National Historical Park, home of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and less than 1 mile from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, this international hostel has great amenities such as free wireless internet, free internet computers, free Xbox One games, free billiards table, lounge, piano and fully equipped kitchen.

COVID-19 update: We are keeping all of our dorm rooms at a maximum 50% occupancy. However, if you are a group of 3 or more traveling together please contact us directly to be placed together by yourselves in the same room. We have hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizing spray at your disposal. We're the only hostel in Center City Philadelphia with a large enough lounge, kitchen and dining area are to be able to observe social distancing and still make use of all our amazing amenities.

Each bed has its own reading light, two electrical outlets and USB charging ports. There is central air conditioning throughout the building, as well as on-site laundry facilities and free luggage storage.

Meet fellow travelers each evening while enjoying free drinks Thursday through Tuesday evenings, or a free pasta dinner on Wednesdays. The hostel also provides 24 hours free tea and coffee as well as cappuccinos for $1.

This is the only hostel in downtown Philadelphia that meets or exceeds Hostelling International’s standards, the only one with laundry facilities and the only hostel whose common space consists of more than just one couch.

We are chartered as a resource for students and foreign travelers. Due to our limited amount of space, we require that upon check-in each guest must provide a valid foreign passport. US residents must present government-issued ID showing that you live outside a 75-mile radius of Philadelphia.

You must be 18 years of age or older unless accompanied by a parent or a school-appointed chaperone. Children under 12 years of age are not permitted in our dorm rooms, no exceptions.

There is a 14-day maximum stay for all of our guests.

Receive a $2 discount per night with your ISIC card

We accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Apple Pay, American debit cards and travelers cheques.

It should also be noted that you are not viewing the Apple Hostels website, but that of a booking agency.

Men are not permitted in the mixed dorm room unless traveling with women. Women are always permitted in the mixed dorm room.

State and municipal hotel tax totaling 15.5% is not included in the price.

Please note: Check-in from 4pm to 6am. However, you can arrive as early as you like and use all of our facilities including free luggage storage.

Accommodation Information

State and municipal hotel tax totaling 16.25% is not included in the price

We are an independently operated Hostelling International hostel. So while we meet or exceed all of Hostelling International's standards, we do not require our guests to have an HI membership. The is no longer a $3 fee imposed on non-members.

Check in time is 4:00 pm (16:00 hr), but you can arrive anytime before 4 pm to store your luggage for free and use all of our facilities, including free wifi, free tea and coffee, kitchen, bathroom and showers.
Included in your stay with us:

Free coffee and tea all day
Free wireless internet
Free bed linens
Free day-storage of luggage after check out
Free pasta dinner every Wednesday
Free open bar and pub crawl every Thursday
Free beer every Friday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday
Free wine and cheese social every Saturday
Free cereal on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings
Free billiards table
Free foosball table
Free Xbox One
$2 walking tours!
Central air-conditioning throughout our building
On-site laundry facilities with free detergent
Fully-equipped guest kitchen
Large lounge for socializing!
High-speed internet kiosks
Security lockers for each guest
$2 discount per night for ISIC cardholders
No extra fees for using your credit card
No curfews
No lockouts

Location Information

We're located near:
Independence National Historical Park
Museum of the American Revolution
2 Blocks to Liberty Bell
2 Blocks to Independence Hall
1 Block to 2nd Street/Penn's Landing subway station
Around the corner from:
Nightclubs
Pubs
Restaurants
3 Blocks from the 6th Street Megabus stop - a cheaper bus to or from New York City than Greyhound.
10 to 15 minute walk to/from Greyhound station.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.